East Liberty nonprofit Youth Enrichment Services Named 2019 Champion in Action
“Trib Total Media recognizes the power of the mentorship provided to young people in the Pittsburgh region by Youth Enrichment Services.”
— Jennifer Bertetto, Trib Total Media President and CEO
By Courier Editor, March 4, 2019
The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a nonprofit providing socially and economically at-risk youth the opportunity to achieve success through participation in mentorship, education and enrichment programs, has been named a 2019 Champion in Action in the category of Youth Leadership. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank, WPXI-TV, Trib Total Media and Pittsburgh Cares, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding as well as promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work, according to a release.
Youth Enrichment Services (YES) provides empowerment, experiential opportunities, academic enrichment and summer employment as positive pathways to future success. YES partners with local organizations to create synergy and generates transformative stories, national accolades and positive research outcomes.
FIDELITY, TRANSPARENCY, & DISCLOSURE
YES remains dedicated to providing our stakeholders, community interest, students, and observable publics with evidentiary materials and information that are accurate, data driven, and scientifically sound. We do so in the form of research publications, conference presentations, annual reports, and symposiums and workshops. This has allowed our organization to build capacity, share best practices, gain professional development, and grow our footprint within the community to meet the agency’s mission. It has also provided a mechanism to inform and strengthen our program practices and initiatives.